Like Keryx the geeky but groundbreaking offline installer we reported about earlier, this new method assumes you have some internet access, in all likelihood, at an iCafe. Unlike Keryx it has a web-interface and a cool name but downloading is limited to the official repos.
Surely an opportunity for Ubuntu to get it’s own Sushi Huh interface together ?
The system caters to other Linux distros like OpenSuse and there is no reason why Ubuntu shouldn’t take the initiative and fly the new colours?
If only there was a way to make the web a lot more ubiquitous in places where there are no phone lines and/or electricity. Better yet, try to imagine keeping a star-traveler with an intermittent and often disrupted connection updated. A system in which the ppa network could be the Achilles heel affecting the functionality of a computer with Moon-only bandwidth.